Makes three tackles in win Rakitic had two off-target shots, sent in two inaccurate crosses, made three tackles (won one) and picked up a yellow card during Thursday's 1-0 win over Levante.
Impact Rakitic was coming from scoring on his La Liga debut with Sevilla, but couldn't replicate that performance against Levante, failing to place a single shot or cross on target. On the other had, he had some defensive contribution, pacing his side in tackles. The midfielder will be needed at his best on both ends during Sunday's visit to his former team Barcelona.
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